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Thanksgiving story

From: Holly Kernan
Length: 05:51

A refugee remembers his first Thanksgiving

Default-piece-image-2 Commentator Andrew Lam remembers his first Thanksgiving in America, when he was a teenage refugee, fleeing war in his native Vietnam.But it was neither American history lessons nor Puritan cuisine that taught him the meaning of the holiday.... (this is a debut piece)

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Commentator Andrew Lam remembers his first Thanksgiving in America, when he was a teenage refugee, fleeing war in his native Vietnam.But it was neither American history lessons nor Puritan cuisine that taught him the meaning of the holiday.... (this is a debut piece)

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Great!

I plan on airing this wonderful piece on my show. Great essay. Very personal and moving!

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Review of Thanksgiving Story

This piece struck me in its simplicity, and I could relate very much to the storyteller. I like the fact that it wasn't embellished with sound effects. Very simple and moving.

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Review of Thanksgiving Story

This piece struck me in its simplicity, and I could relate very much to the storyteller. I like the fact that it wasn't embellished with sound effects. Very simple and moving.

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